4-AI0ona (la.) Upptr DM Metnti Thursday, August 11, 1966 fg^^^gjjj^^jje^^^Ujj^^^jJI^^ajj^^^jaji^^jmji^^^jj^^^gj^^^ljj^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^B^^^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^PBP FROM THE ATTIC... ... TO THE VAULT (Your Hobby - And Your Neighbor's) By Dick Palmer Herb Block's cartoons are seldom subtle or clever. They are somewhat crude, always bold and blunt, and the impact Is massive. Unfortunately, much of this is lost when the cartoon is reduced to the dimensions of a postage stamp. The Bill of Rights commemorative is not, therefore, a particularly impressive item. It will likely contest for the most unpopular design of the year. Difficulties have also been encountered relative to the 1000th anniversary of Christianity in Poland design. It seems that the Polish government doesn't care for the eagle. The eagle wears a crown and is generally similar to the official symbol of both Imperial and Republican Poland. The Peoples' Republic, however, changed the bird in form and eliminated the crown. Our use of the old sumbol has therefore been protested and there is the possibility that mall bearing the stamp may not be admitted into the Polish state. What was intended as a friendly gesture with some domestic political considerations also involved is being viewed as a foul capitalistic, imperialistic plot. It is unfortunate that we ever got involved in the issue in the first place. It is also unfortunate that political systems exist that feel it necessary to repudiate their own patriots and heritage. - o - Circumstances limited my visits to collector centers during my academic visit to Rhode Island. I did get to the town of Wickford which is itself somewhat of an antique with many of the houses dating from the early 19th century and before. These original structures are all marked for the visitor's benefit. The occasion was a side walk art show with local and New England talent. It really was quite outstanding. One artist had some remarkable oil on black velvet works and there were many excellent oils dealing with ships and the sea coast. Very few of the "let me share my frustrations with you" type of material was present. One of the better quality antique shops of the area is located in the main business district. This is also the place to go for limited editions of modern English china, the collectors' item of tomorrow. An outstandingly beautiful cup and saucer set in burgundy now graces the collection of a local lady selected for her by her teenage son. In spite of some adult reservations concerning music and dress, the fact remains that our current teens still have a strong reserve of good taste. Very little Carnival was on display in any of the shops tho the Wickford shop did have a dark green bowl which was attractive in general design and in price. I will be returning to the same area in August for purely pleasure and fully Intend to cover the shops more adequately. - o - For the rest of this column, I would like to digress to two editorial type statements that recently appeared in another Algona publication. One was that frequently stated reference that a child at birth inherits $1,630 of debt as his per capita share of the Federal debt. It Is interesting to note that those who enjoy quoting this figure never provide any previous quotations. To do so would be to undermine their intended purpose. For the record, the per capita debt in 1945 was $1,905 and the debt total was 131% of the gross national product. The currant Federal debt stands at 60% of gross national product. I wonder how many families at present have debts that are only 60% of their yearly income? Why not also note that this same child also inherits his per capita share of all Federal assets? Federal debt figures are gross not net and the assets owned by the Federal government are considerable. We might also add that our new born child inherits American citizenship for which millions would gladly pay $1,630 and more if they had it and could, - o - The other statement was that Smart money goes to work at Home Federal Savings & Loan Association! a $300 raise for a person with a $7,000 income would result in a net after deductions of a mere $12. If you do your own tax return and come up with this result, run, don't walk, to the nearest tax expert. You are in need of help and his fee, incidentally, is deductible. Bancroft Pair Are On Tour Of Europe Bancroft - Mr. and Mrs. Jim Welp left Bancroft by car Aug. 1, for Philidelphia where they visited her parents and Thursday Joined a World Poultry Congress tour group, leaving Kennedy airport in New York to fly to London, England. After a four-day stay in London, they will fly to West Berlin and go through Customs to East Berlin. The group will then fly to Moscow and Kiev, Russia, where they will spend 10 days in the Welp-Line exhibit booth at the World Poultry Congress. Aug. 24, they will fly back to Moscow and then to Amsterdam, Holland, to view the Welp-Line (International) N. V. offices at Nijkerk. They will visit the Welp-Line distributors throughout Western Europe and will return from London to New York, arriving home in early September. - o - WED 40 YEARS Mr. and Mrs. Dan McGee will be honored by their children on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Legion clubrooms in Bancroft. No invitations will be sent. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. - o - Several St. John's sister shave returned to the convent in Bancroft after spending the summer elsewhere; They are Sister M. Rosaire, Sister M. Gertrude, Sister M. Ambrose, Sister M. Lucina, and Sister M. Vincent. New staff members include Sister M. Julia, housekeeper, and Sister M. Lucentia, high school teacher. Mrs. Lena Hinz, Herbert and Francis of LuVerne visited Wed- ' nesday evening at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Rusher and family. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Rusher were guests at the Myrle Cushman home in Titonka Aug. 3 to Mets Second, PeeWee Loop Collins, Harry A. & Esther to E. C. McMahon 7-26-66 SE 1/4 9-95-29. Gee, Esther Louise & Millard to Alvln & Lloyd Rosenau 7-2866 Undlv 1/4 in NW 1/4 1299-26; Gisch, John & Mary to The E. Luth. Good Sam. Soc. of Arthur, N. D. 7-28-66 Com. at a pt. on W. line of Hall St. of Algona Koss. Co., la. extended S. 182.50' from SE corner of Blk 66 O. P. (see rec) (also Land Index) Algona. Gisch, John & Mary to The Ev. Luth Good Samaritan Soc. of Arthur, N. D. 7-28-66 Comm. at a pt. on W. line of Hall St., Algona Ext. S. 182.50* from SE corner of blk 66 of 0. P. of Algona thence W. parallel with S. line of Kennedy St. Extended 1946.36' to W. line of (see rec.) Also Town Index 11-95-29. Hansen, Lloyd R. & Mary C. to Louis C. Hansen 7-27-66 N 1/2 NW 1/4 5-96-27. Payne, Marie A,, Wdw. to Nathaniel S. Bangs, Jr. 7-29-66 S 82' of Lot 5 of A. P. of Govern Lot 3 11-95-29. Rosenau, Herbert F., sgl. to Alvin & Lloyd Rosenau 7-28-66 Uncliv. 1/4 NW 1/4 12-99-28; Tietz, Rudolph H, & Clara A. to Donald D. & H. Jean Jones 8-1-66 N 20* of Lot E & all of Lot D exc. N 20* in replat of Hargreaves "Add., Algona. NEW SCOTCH BRAND typewriter cleaner — clean — fast — convenient. Office Supply Dept., Upper Des Motaea Pub. Co. The Mets finished second, behind the co-champion Red Sox" and Colts, in the PeeWee Little League here this year with a 4-3 season record. Squad members shown above include, front row, left to right, Tony Forbes, Matt Gotten, Rodney Brass, Mike Zumach and Bill Black. Back row, left to right, Steve Winkel, Jim McEnroe, Steve Reynolds, Don McGuire, Ricky Buscher and Kim Hinders. Standing behind the group is Coach Dennis Zumach. Not shown are Mike Missal, assistant coach, Jerry Bennett and John Eller. (UDM Polaroid Photo) help celebrate Mr. Cushman's birthday. Several North Kossuth Golf Club ladies attended the Ladies Invitational tournament at Algona Aug. 3. Those participating included, Mesdames: Phil Doocy, Bill Kennedy, Don (R. J.)Welp, Harold McNertney, Delbert Ferguson and Joe Kemna. The Y.C.S. Theatre in Bancroft is closed for vacation until Aug. 26. V. J. Mayer, theatre manager, and family spent last week vacationing at Woman Lake Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Rusher spent July 31 at Clear Lake where they visited her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs, Barnard Miller at their cottage. They were Joined by Pam Rusher who attends business college in Mason City. Tom Nemmers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nemmers, of Bancroft, recently underwent an appendectomy at Holy Family hospital in Estherville.. He was hospitalized for five days and is now making recovery at home. The North Kossuth Golf Club held their weekly ladies day Aug. 3. Committee included Mrs. Glen Walden and Mrs. Donna Marlow. For a Full 5 months Profit if you save by August 15th!! You'll earn from August 1st. Next December, you'll receive a full 5-months profit! Smart money-management says: Put your funds to work NOW for most rewarding financial growth. Current Rate 4 1 / 2 % Per annum Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. AH Accounts Fully Insured to $ 10,000 Save From The 15th — Earn From The 1st SINCE 1917 — ALGONA, IOWA All Savings Accounts insured up to $10,000 by Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation of Washington, P. C. A couple's cook-out was held at the North Kossuth Golf Club Aug. 5. The committee included Messrs. and Mesdames Charley Quinn, Dick Underkofler, Frank Droessler, Wilbur Fox and Ed and Alice Droessler. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schiltz of Bancroft spent several days last week vacationing in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Vaske became parents of their 3rd child, a son, born July 29 at St. Ann hospital. The little lad weighed 6 Ibs., 9 1/4 oz. and joins a brother, Mark, and sister Ann,' at home. Matthew and Martha Jane Menke, children of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Menke, spent two days last week in Blue Earth, Mi.nn. visiting relatives. Joanne Kennedy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Kennedy of Bancroft is here visiting friends and relatives while on vacation from her teaching duties in Seal Beach, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. John Koran and family visited at the parental A. W. Kennedy home and the Wm. Kennedy home in Bancroft last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eckhart and children of Gary, Ind., visited at the Chris Welp and Joe Menke homes several days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Larson of Ft. Dodge were July 31 guests at the Joe Menke home. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Kammer and family of Cincinnati!, Ohio are visiting at the home of her mother, Mrs. Flora Bradley. Engagement Of Jo Ann Klemm Is Announced JO ANN KLEMM The engagement and approaching marriage of JoAnn Klemm, daughter of Mrs. Johanna Klemm and the late Joseph Klemm, St. Benedict, to Glen Thilges, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Thilges of West Bend is announced by her mother. The wedding date has been set for November 12 at St. Benedict Catholic church. Miss Klemm is employed as a secretary at Algona High School and he is engaged in farming. iBurt News Burt friends have received word of the arrival of a son, Brian Stuart, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bich, Lehigh, Iowa. Mr. Bich is a former coach and faculty member at the Burt school. Beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 10, Mrs. Betty Koestler will be assisting at Marian's Beauty Shop each Wednesday, instead of each Thursday as she has previously done. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doege and Jimmy accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doege, spent Thursday with Mrs. Opal Rafdal and Steven at Albert Lea, Minn. Sunday dinner guests at the Harley Troutman, Jr. home were Mr. and Mrs. Harley Troutman, Sr., Algona, and Dr. and Mrs. Joe Troutman and family, Klemme. . Diane Miller arrived home on Saturday after spending the past two weeks at the Richard Burmeister home, Fontanelle, where she stayed with little Robin Burmeister while her parents were on vacation. Friday evening barbecue supper guests at the Al Hinckley home were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hoppel, Todd and Suzanne, Humboldt, Ricky Deterding, Readlyn, la., and the Harley .Hansens, David, Bruce, June and Cheryl. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Doege, Woden, were Friday guests at the Lawrence Doege home. Those who know Know > MINNEAPOLIS MOTOR HOTEL For Convenience... For Luxury Accommodations... For Friendliness... For Budget Rates... For Resort- like Atmosphere ... 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